Cognitive Bias

Cognitive Biases, Tribalism and Politics (Part 3 of 3) – How Polarization Makes Us Mean and Stupid

In this set of videos I present a framework for thinking about how polarized political and cultural environments interact with our natural tribal psychology to create “pathological tribalism”. I show how under pathological tribalism our ability to think critically and independently is compromised—this environment is hostile to critical thinking. Notes and references on the topics …

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Cognitive Biases – The self-serving bias

To download the video, go here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9wsjr0fKHE9TGsxMzA5NTJxa1E/edit?usp=sharing A self-serving bias is any cognitive or perceptual process that is distorted by the need to maintain and enhance self esteem. When individuals reject the validity of negative feedback, focus on their strengths and achievements but overlook their faults and failures, or take more responsibility for their group’s …

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CRITICAL THINKING – Cognitive Biases: Alief [HD]

In this video, the psychologist Laurie Santos (Yale University) explains the philosopher Tamar Gendler (Yale University)’s concept of alief — an automatic or habitual mental attitude. The video discusses why aliefs differ from beliefs and how aliefs can affect our important decisions more than we expect. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/HFs9/ Video …

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The Psychology of Human Misjudgment | 25 Cognitive Biases | Charlie Munger x Harvard University

The Psychology of Human Misjudgment by Charlie Munger; also known as Munger’s 25 cognitive bias speech. Charlie Munger, the billionaire investor and friend of Warren Buffett gave this to talk to high level MBA programs and value investors to improve their decision making in investing. However, this information is highly applicable for general personal use, …

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CRITICAL THINKING – Cognitive Biases: Anchoring [HD]

In this video, the cognitive scientist Laurie Santos (Yale University) explains the phenomenon of anchoring. She shows how arbitrary information sometimes can sometimes act as an anchor that affects our judgments in unexpected ways. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/HGMa/ Video Rating: / 5 Get the book here: http://amzn.to/1QeKtJH Get any FREE audiobook …

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Video – 12 Cognitive Biases Explained – How to Think Better and More Logically Removing Bias

We are going to be explaining 12 cognitive biases in this video and presenting them in a format that you can easily understand to help you make better decision in your life. Cognitive biases are flaws in logical thinking that clear the path to bad decisions, so learning about these ideas can reduce errors in …

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